Books set in Uganda (7)


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Abyssinian Chronicles : A Novel by Moses Isegawa EN

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Country: Africa / Uganda flag Uganda
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Every once in a while there emerges a literary voice with the power and urgency to immerse readers deep within a previously "invisible" culture. From a young African writer who has already earned comparisons to Salman Rushdie and Gabriel Garcia Marquez comes this masterful saga of life in 20th-century Uganda. The teller of this panoramic tale is Mugezi, a quick-witted, sharp-eyed man whose life encompasses the traditional and the modern, the peaceful and the insanely violent, the despotic and the democratic. Born in a rural community in the early 1960s, he is raised by his grandfather, a depos... continue

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Crónicas abisinias by Moses Isegawa, Luis Ogg ES

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Al igual que Hijos de la medianoche de Salman Rushdie y Cien años de soledad de Gabriel García Márquez, Cronicas abisinias de Moses Isegawa cuenta una fascinante historia del África del siglo XX que tiene una visión apasionante y un alcance impresionante. En el centro de esta inolvidable historia está Mugezi, un joven que logra superar el reino infernal de Idi Amin y experimenta de primera mano los aspectos más aplastantes de Uganda. Resiste la opresión de su distante padre y la crueldad de su madre en nombre del celo católico. So... continue


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Song of Lawino & Song of Ocol by Okot p'Bitek EN

Rating: 4.5     3 Votes
Country: Africa / Uganda flag Uganda
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Two African literary works by Okot P'Bitek available together in the African Writers Series.

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The First Woman by Jennifer Nansubuga Makumbi EN

Rating: 4     2 Votes
Country: Africa / Uganda flag Uganda
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A dazzling feminist coming of age tale from the award-winning author of Kintu

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The Last King of Scotland by Giles Foden EN

Rating: 4     1 Vote
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A Scottish doctor who is personal physician to the African dictator, Idi Amin, is seduced by his charm and the perks of office to the point where he ignores the dictator's unspeakable brutality. Now back in Scotland, Dr. Nicholas Garrigan questions his complicity and finds the answer in the corruption of power.